To learn more about this piece of equipment, visit the Rapid Air Movement Drill webpage.
RAM Drill testing at night near Raven Camp, Greenland. Credit: Tanner Kuhl
IDP driller Mike Jayred tests the RAM Drill during the 2010-2011 field season for the Askaryan Radio Array project at South Pole. Photo: Michael DuVernois
IDP driller Mike Jayred operates the RAM Drill at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, during the 2009-2010 field season to quickly produce shot holes for seismic investigations. Photo: John Fegyveresi
The RAM Drill at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, during the 2009-2010 field season. The RAM Drill routinely attained depths of 90 meters during the season. Photo: John Fegyveresi
IDP engineer/driller Jay Johnson talks with an ASC employee at Onset D field camp while the RAM Drill operates. Photo: Melanie Conner